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List of classical music composers

This is an alphabetical list of classical music composers sorted by eras. Not all composers fit neatly into one and only one category: some, such as Monteverdi, wrote in the style of more than one era.

See: list of composers for composers of other genres of music.

See also: Classical music.


Medieval era

Up to around 1400. See also Medieval music.

Renaissance era

From about 1400 to 1600. See also Renaissance music.

Baroque era

From about 1600 to 1760. See also Baroque music.

Classical era

From about 1730 to 1820. See also Classical music era.

Romantic era

From about 1815 to 1910. See also Romantic music.

20th century classical music

See list of 20th century classical composers, 20th century classical music, list of 21st century classical composers.

Last updated: 01-22-2005 01:21:59